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>> cbs news election night coverage continues. here again is scott pelley. >> the polls have just closed in three more states in this presidential election including the swing state, everybody will be watching tonight the state of ohio and another swing state, north carolina. no projections in either of those states or in virginia yet. another big battleground state, but let's look at the polls that the presidential race map as it stands right now. the state that you see in blue, the state of vermont, is the president's first win today. mitt romney, we project, will be the winner in indiana, kentucky, and in west virginia. the states that you see in white are states where the polls had now closed, but we do not yet have enough information on which to base a projection. as we were saying, mitt romney has just picked up the state of west virginia. now, you may be looking at this and saying, wait a minute, that shows us that none of the vote has been counted. how can you say that mitt romney has won west virginia? well, all of our cbs news projections tonight will be based on the vot
according to cbs news.com there are still a couple hundred thousand votes separating the two men as president obama has taken the electoral college votes. >> let's take a look at what is happening below the presidential ballot line. so many key issues across the nation and key positions at stake. >> yeah. some interesting things going on. one of the most closely watched senate races. elizabeth warren has won against scott brown in massachusetts. that is mitt romney's home state and he lost there tonight as well. in missouri, claire mac cast skill cast kill retained her seat. in indiana, that republican congressman who made headlines by appearing to suggest that rape could be part of god's plan. richard mourdock lost. in connecticut, linda mcmahon who spent millions of her own money lost to democrat chris murphy. colorado, a marijuana leaguization initiative -- legalization initiative is doing well there. its supporters cannot exhale yet. still more votes to be counted. in massachusetts some marijuana piece of ledgelation is also doing well. -- legislation is also doing well. demo
, during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> reporter: cbs news has learned that general petraeus visited libya last month and called several members of congress the week before he resigned to give him his assessment ever the attack. randall -- of the attack. ran disal pinkston, cbs news -- randall pinkston, cbs news, washington. >> the f.b.i. began investigating petraeus after a woman said broadwell was sending her harassing e- mails. >>> parades marked veterans day on sunday from coast to coast. at arlington national cemetery, president obama paid tribute to those who didn't make it back home alive. the president said the wreath he laid at the tomb of the unknown is intended to remember every service member who has ever worn our nation's uniform. he urged americans to be there for returning veterans and their families, not just now but always. the president also noted this was the first veterans day in a decade with no american troops fighting in iraq. >>> and this is video from the new york city veterans day parade. thousands lined the streets of manhattan
. >> danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >> unemployment is sure to be one of the hot topics as the candidates swing through the battleground of virginia in the last few days before the election president obama is scheduled to hold a rally in bristol tomorrow night with former president bill cline toned and singer dave matthews. mitt romney will be in fairfax monday at george mason university. >>> a judge heard argument today over policy for poll workers. both parties have poll watchers and they are typically there to answer any questions voters have about what's on the ballot. a ruling is expected before tuesday, election day. >>> the most recent polls show the senate race between george allen and tim kaine too close to call in virginia. a survey just wednesday by roanoke college gives allen a five-point edge but another poll released the same day by cbs news, the "new york times," and quinn anyipiac university was also released. tim kaine revved up the crowd. a relationship kaine's opponent, george allen is trying to portray as bad thing. >> we want those dreamers. >> repor
analysts say it could take another week. ines ferre for cbs news, new york. >> half of the gas stations in that entire area are closed. that's due to lack of power, the gas trucks can't reach the stations either the refill -- to refill the tanks when they're empty. >>> service along amtrak is slowly returning to normal along the northeast corridor but still no service to new york city. amtrak is attempting to have the service to the city restored by friday. the removal of water under the hudson and east rivers is continuing and any track repairs which may be needed are expected to happen today. a schedule for friday trains is also expected to be released later today. >>> there is an urgent call from the red cross for blood donations in the wake of the storm. about 300 blood drives were canceled because of sandy across the country. if you're interested in helping keep up supplies contact the american red cross. and sandy caused a lot of devastation and can there are people -- and there are people up can down the coast who northeast -- and down the coast who need help. here at wusa9 we're
the presidential race, the candidates campaign in the final days to the election. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 1, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. recovery is slow going for millions of people affected by sandy and the superstorm is not done yet. storm remnants triggered flood watch warnings from northern new england and mid-atlantic states. winter storm warnings for central appalachians and flooding advisories across the lower great lakes. 74 people have been killed by the mega storm at one point. 60 million people were without power. it's fallen to 40 million people. and back up batteries and generate ors are failing knocking out one in five cell phone towers. here's a timeline video of how some 650,000 new yorkers lost power. the storm rolled in. you see the freedom tower on the right. night falls. the sub station explodes. lower manhattan is plunged into darkness. mayor bloomberg said could it be days before power is restored. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing in front of the entrance to new york's fdr drive. this is one of the a
are counting on a big election day turnout. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> states affected by superstorm sandy are struggling to make sure all their residents get a chance to vote. new york has assigned 143,000 people to new polling places. new jersey is allowing voters to e-mail and faction ballots. -- and fax ballots. and the national guard is setting up mobile voting booths in disaster areas. >>> it turns out more than 5 2,000 residents in dc voted early for this election. that is more than 10% of the district's registered voters. and it is more than double the number of early voters in the september 2010 primary. >>> wusa is appealing a fcc decision, requiring this station to let pro and the life independent candidate randall terry buy commercial time. fcc rules require stations to give reasonable access to the ads of candidates for federal office. terry is on the presidential ballot in west virginia, but not in maryland, virginia or the district. in its brief to the fcc, wusa art its signal does not reach west virginia, and therefore it should not be required to run te
. the holland tunnel has reopened for commercial vehicles and buses. cbs news, staten island, new york. >>> now a bit more on that canceled marathon. the folks who were helping with the race have shifted their focus. now they're helping out of town runners who no longer need their hotel rooms to donate those rooms to families who have been displaced by the storm. we want to know what you think. was new york city right by canceling that marathon? a lot of folks had already gone up there if they were going to do that shouldn't it have been done days ago? drop us a line, mailbag@wusa9.com. we may get to your comments on the air monday evening. >>> okay, how does $50 for five gallons of gas sound? well, that is what some drivers in seaside heights, new jersey are paying, and that's after they went in line for four hours. more than a million people across the state are still without power, and that means no heat and the temperatures are going down. we take a live look outside right now. our own temperatures are none too warm. topper in the weather center. what can we expect? >> it's going to be chil
, cbs news, chicago. >>> and it looks like voter turnout is huge for the presidential election and there are some big races on the ballot in washington d.c. some people are waiting in line for hours in order to cast their ballots. bruce johnson joins us now from american elementary school in northwest washington. -- from merch elementary school in northwest washington. >>reporter: hi, jc, we're off reno road in northwes washington. the precinct 33, merch elementary school turnout all morning long has been brisk. most people here voting by paper ballot, some 700 paper ballots have been cast by late morning. now, obviously the presidential race, obama/romney is driving a lot of this traffic, but also you've got some highly- contested local races. incumbents michael brown facing stiff challenges. you've got a couple of charter issues that are extremely important here. one of them says that people convicted of felonies can no longer seek public office. you might think that's a stretch, well, we've had two councilmembers who have pled guilty to felonies, one serving prison time rig
tomorrow. susan mcginniss, cbs news, washington. >>> today a fairfax county judge is expected to offer a ruling on a lawsuit over new rules when it comes to poll workers in virginia. the rule stipulates that poll watchers cannot leave their seats or talk to voters inside the voting sites. both parties have poll watchers which are typically there to answer questions about ballots. >>> more than 5 2,000 dcvoters voted early. early voting turnout was more than double those in 2010. >>> at 4:35, here's a look at some other things making news now. a preliminary report on the deadly crash of an atlanta police helicopter is due out this week. saturday night the chopper hit the top of a power line pole before crashing onto the street. two officers on board were killed. they were searching for a nine-year-old run away, who was later found unharmed. >>> an absolutely awful story out of pittsburgh. the death of a three-year-old boy at the pittsburgh zoo is now under investigation. a toddler fell into the exhibit for african dogs. 11 dogs surrounded this little boy and attacked and killed him. inv
out for him. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >> president may be optimistic but wall street is let acting poorly to -- reacting poorly to his re-election. right now the dow is down 311.5 points. it's fluctuating there. and financial experts say markets around the world have declined amid concerns the president and congress will struggle to work out a budget deal by january 1st. >>> it was a narrow victory but a win is a win in virginia for democrats. and today many may wonder why it took so long for the commonwealth to declare a winner in last night's presidential election. huge lines are part of the reason. at one point, polling -- at one polling spot in dumfries pollers waited up to four hours to cast their ballots. >> i've been voting for 20 years and never missed an election and i wasn't going to miss this one just because some bureaucrat screwed up. >> this was the longest line i've ever seen. >> some people left without voting but most stuck around to find -- to cast their vote and told us it was definitely worth it. >>> the candidates for u.s. senate in virginia didn't have
to testify at some point in the future. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> he told friends he had no romantic involvement with jill kelly and only saw her with her husband. >>> syrian activists say antigovernment groups have reach add preliminary deal to form a new opposition leadership. opposition factions have been meeting. the u.s. and other countries have been pressuring the group to present a united front. >>> president owe wam ma honored the nation -- obama honored the nation's veterans with a traditional wreath laying ceremony. he said it's intended to remember every service member who has ever worn our nation's uniform. he urged americans to welcome back u.s. troops who are now coming home. >> over the next few years, more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. they'll take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. as they come home, it falls to us, their fellow citizens, to be there for them. >> the president also noted this is the first veterans day in a decade with no american troops officially fighting
.m. eastern on c-span. >> next, the vice president of facebook talks >> after that the chairman of cbs news on the future of the network. now a conversation with chris cox, facebook's vice president of product. he talks about the evolution of facebook at a conference at the university of california san diego. this is about 50 minutes. >> thanks, everyone for coming. i do think this is actually a bit of a treat. i have been covering facebook for years and years, and you rarely see chris cox out here doing his visionary thing that you are about to get. your title as the vp of product, which is a suspiciously vague title -- what do you actually do on a day-to-day basis? >> over the last three years, i have built out the product management and the design teams. each group of people that is building a new feature or product has a bunch of engineers, a product manager, and some designers. i have been responsible for building out the product management and design and functions at facebook. >> for people who might not think of product the way you do, what is a product on facebook? >> the like butto
, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> now remember at the height of sandy there were nine million people without power. they sure don't need this. hundreds of flights were canceled and even travel waivers were given before the latest storm came out. that's because last week hurricane sandy damaged the computer landing systems in new york and new jersey. they help planes land in low visibility. for even future weather on bad days expect cancellations and delays in the region until the problems are fixed. >>> after tuesday lots of questions about the future of life in maryland were answered. the passage of question 7 clears the way for table games and a sixth casino in prince george's county. yesterday, the maryland lottery gaming and control commission said rules for table games could be in place by the end of the year. they also said casinos could start adding them early next year. but that new casino in prince george's county. it probably won't be a reality until 2016. on the issue of same sex marriage in the state, officials will begin issuing marriage license applications on ja
issues. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >> the white house says the president will veto any bill that extends tax cuts for those making more than $250,000. >>> state and local governments are preparing for the fiscal cliff. virginia's governor directed all state agencies to identify 4% of their budget to cut out. that would affect northern virginia schools, of course, 14% of the fairfax county school budget coming from the state that. would be impacted. >> we're going to be concerned about any cut in funding given how tight our budget is. i think especially given the fact that we feel the state is underfunding us now. so to take anything from that would not be good. >> so in addition to the school budgets that would be affected we're talking about massive layoffs that would lead to vacant buildings and a reduction in commercial tax revenue, a large source of funding for local governments, more reasons than we need to avoid this fiscal cliff. >>> following mitt romney's sound defeat top republican officials take stock of what went wrong. members of the gop tell the washington
is to keep up this new way of living for the rest of their lives. cbs news, new york. >> and it is estimated that more than 78 million adults in this country are obese, though it's a tough challenge, indeed. >>> all right, sir, the weather is cold and clammy and it is not going to get any warmer? >> no. we'll take that. but it was kind of late march today and then november, it is kind of like march. high was only 53. average high was 54, well below the average. we'll start with a live look outside. it's the weather cam and a nice night. couple sprinkles that are on their way out. we're down to 51. dew points in the mid-30s. so it will drop, you know, into the 30s and low 40s tonight. relatively chilly. pressure is rising, 2.972. winds are now out of the northwest at 7. which by the way, it's generally a drying wind. here's a look at the radar with a couple sprinkles rolling across montgomery county and all the way across i-95 and the baltimore washington park way. right now we have leftover showers out in fairfax. it is very light and it will be on out of here in the next hour. but a couple
tells cbs news some of the e-mails were more than friendly exchanges and may have crossed the line. general allen says he did nothing wrong but for now the hearings on his promotion are delayed. >> at the request of the secretary of defense the president has put on hold the promotion to supreme allied commander in europe. >> reporter: both allen and petraeus wrote letters of support for her sister in a custody battle. even though david petraeus resigned lawmakers returning to washington want the hear what he has to -- to hear what he has to say about the giddily attack on the -- deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> i think it's absolutely imperative that general petraeus come and testify. >> reporter: some congressional leaders have also called for a joint house senate probe into the petraeus scandal. the white house says the president was surprised to hear about the petraeus investigation. and the president thinks highly of general allen's work in afghanistan. in washington, danielle nottingham, anita back to you. >> the details just keep coming. thanks danielle. the f
to the white house this afternoon. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >> people across the entry erupted in spontaneous celebration when the victory was announced. >> bruce johnson was live along u. street in northwest. >> reporter: this is bruce johnson in the middle of u. street in northwest and you should have been here last night. this place erupted when barack obama was declared the winner. [ cheering and applause ] how are you feeling? >> awesome. >> how you feeling? >> amazing. re-election! >> i love it. >> so much on the line and i'm just grateful to be out here tonight celebrating our president for another term. >> we are in -- >> thrilled. >> we never lost hope. >> there was a moment where we were just very unsure. very nervous and very unsure, but came 11:00 we just knew. >> i'm really excited obama four more yores, i'm -- years, i'm really excited. >> extremely close. i was -- i was very nervous. you knew -- all along. no doubts here. >> reporter: there were lots of tweets in the area -- police in the area. they responded and sealed off the streeted to make sure -- streets to
raised a combined $2 billion on the campaign trail. tara mergener, for cbs news, the white house. >>> now, 9 news spoke with representatives from both the obama and romney campaigns, and as you can expect, both believe they have done enough to win the minds of the undecided voters and win the important swing states to win the oval office. >> we feel like we've done a great effort in the leadup to election day, we think that we're in a very strong position today to win virginia and make governor romney president this evening. >> we had an incredit credible rally in northern virginia this weekend with 25,000 voters. there's no doubt that virginia is a belle wether state and a -- a bell wether state and a swing state. the president was losing 800,000 jobs jobs, in the middle of a foreclosure crisis, we've made so much progress. >> looking at the recent overall public polls, president obama has a slight edge of three percentage points. according to the president's campaign, the latest poll has him up by one percentage point. both of those are within the margin of error. this is goin
been told. >> according to cbs news, petraeus claims his affair with broadwell lasted less than a year, beginning at the end of last year just after he became head of the cia and ending about four months ago. matt jablow, 9 news now. >>> at arlington national cemetery today president obama paid tribute to the nation's service members on this veteran's day. the president says the wreath he laid at the tomb of the unknowns is intended to remember every service member who has ever worn our nation's uniform. he urged americans to welcome back soldiers who are coming home. >> over the next few years, more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. they'll take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. as they come home, it falls to us, their fellow citizens, to be there for them. >> the president also noted this is the first veteran's day in a decade with no american troops fighting in iraq. >>> the vietnam veterans memorial continues to be one of the area's most visited sites in this holiday weekend is no exception. surae chinn
from sandy is estimated at $50 billion. randall pinkston, cbs news, stafford township, new jersey. >> now homeowners received some good news, the governors of new york and new jersey say the storm was not classified as a hurricane which means homeowners with insurance will pay less on their deductible after this storm. >>> now today the red cross workers will head to west virginia to help residents affected by massive our outages of the -- power outages as a result of the sandy related snowstorm. in garrett county, maryland, residents are digging out of about two feet of snow. it knocked out power to thousands of families still in the dark right now and governor o'malley toured the county thursday and is promising to mobilize all the resources necessary to help those who need it. >>> national guard troops on the eastern shore in the wake of sandy. crews went door the door rescuing people if their homes and too -- from their homes and troops are going to remain on patrol. they even uneveryoned a couple of caskets. >>> pepco is being praised for its efforts during ask after sandy. 9
. allison harmalin for cbs news, long beach island, new jersey. >>> nearly a million customers in new jersey have regained power since the storm, but just under 2 million are still without electricity and they are likely to remain in the dark for days. >>> sources close to the penn state sex abuse scandal investigation say former university president graham spanier has been charged. he's accused of perjury and obstruction of justice. spanier was forced to resign last year in the wake of the child sex abuse charges that put former football coach jerry sandusky in prison. it is believed that spanier and other school administrators tried to cover up sandusky's crimes. >>> a search is under way for a man accused of setting homemade explosives at three virginia homes early tuesday. yesterday stafford county investigators identified the suspect as 25-year-old lawrence alan stewd, ii. they say steward was targeting an ex-girlfriend and two local sheriff's deputies in explosions. luckily no one was injured. detectives believe that steward has more explosives in his car which is a red four-d
. randall pinkston, cbs news, boston. >>> closer to home, some of the first returns we'll see tonight will be from the swing state of virginia. >> and the commonwealth is also the site of a very highly contested senate race. with more on the battleground virginia, jessica doyle joins us now from the election wall. details on the election pitting two former governors against each other for a u.s. senate seat. good morning, jess. >>reporter: good morning to both of you. good morning to everybody at home. the nation's attention, of course, has been captured by the neck-in-neck race for the white house. in virginia the key senate race there looks just as close as this is an important race because it could determine whether democrats maintain control in the senate or hand over power to the republicans. taking a look at the race, democrat tim kaine and republican george allen are duking it out for this senate seat being 78cateed by jim webb. he's the democrat that beat george allen four years ago. allen was governor from 1994 to 1998 during a time of economic growth in both the state and t
report help more, president obama, or perhaps it's mitt romney. we'll be joined live by cbs news' bob schieffer coming up next. keely and bianca thompson. keely, keely, keely and bianca thompson. accokeek. keely's district boxing and youth center. accokeek. >>> we are coming down to the wire, and on the presidential campaign trail, president obama and mitt romney are both targeting undecided voters who may be influenced by today's unemployment report. the jobless rate rose a 10th of a point from 7.8 to 7.9%. it is the highest number an incumbent president has faced on election day since franklin roosevelt. employers added 171,000 new jobs in october. 45,000 more than many analysts anticipated. and the labor department says hiring over the summer was better than previously thought. both president obama and mitt romney campaigned today in the battleground state of ohio. >>> with election day just days away the final push in the presidential race will be the focus of this week's cbs news "face the nation." joining us from new york is the host, bob schieffer. bob, does today's unemploymen
boxes of documents. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> allen could face military charges if the investigation uncovers a sexual affair but again that investigation is still ongoing. >>> still to come on the news at noon, convicts and veterans working together. it's a program showing some great promise. find out why it could be expanding in maryland. >>> welcome back to the news at noon. get your resume ready. veterans, military families and women, you could find a job or even a dream career that you're looking for this friday. joining me now is johnny booker, the executive director of reemploying america. jobs always a good story. how can people find these coming up this week, right? >> coming up on friday. at the washington convention center. we will be holding a career fair, reemploying america. >> people need to bring what on friday? >> their resumes, their best presentation about their experience, and to bring excitement about meeting one on one a lot of sponsors who have real jobs, who they will be able to converse with about. >> practice that pitch in the mirror and
the state department completes its own investigation. danielle nottingham, cbs news capitol hill. >> general petraeus was taken off today's witness list when he resigned last friday. lawmakers are very vocal that they want to hear what he has to say about benghazi, so he is headed to the hill tomorrow morning. >>> mitt romney says that he lost the presidential election because of the gifts that president obama gave to african- americans and hispanics and to his core supporters. that's explanation that romney gave his donors during a conference call yesterday. he said the president used programs like obama care to get the black vote and amnesty for children of illegal immigrants o to get the hispanic vote. one of romney's biggest supporters bobby jindal denounced the remarks. >> i reject that notion and description. i think that's wrong. that is not -- i don't think that represents where we are as a party and where we're going as a party and i think that has got to be one of the most fundament tall take aways from the election. >> romney lost the election by 3.5 million-volts or 3%. -- votes
slashes to defense and social programs and although it has no impact on the outcome of the election, cbs news has not called the election in florida. two counties it seems are still counting their votes for president. overseas prime minister benjamin netanyahu says he'll continue to work with president obama to continue to protect israelis and china's leaders say they're optimistic that a second obama term will give boat countries time to improve their -- both countries time to improve their relationship. >>> most investors are concerned nothing has really changed. >> reaction not so positive on wall street, the dow dropping more than 300 points finishing below 13,000 for the first time since august. >>> much closer to home the celebration already well underway for supporters of maryland's same sex marriage referendum. >> reporter: i'm matt jablow in takoma park, home of sarah morgan and kayo gamber who have been together more than 20 years and raised a talented 19- year-old daughter. >> it's just been a long, long time coming. >> reporter: despite all that they say they've never felt
. but it is likely lawmakers will push closing a deal right up to the deadline. tara mergener, for cbs news, the white house. >>> now, the president is set to speak at 1:00. we will be streaming it live on our web site. wusatv9.com. >>> former democratic national committee chair terry mcauliffe is running for political office and sent an e-mail announcing he will run for governor of virginia. he tried for governor last year but lost in the democratic provide mare. since the current governor republican bob mcdonald cannot run again, they are seeking the republican nomination. >>> this election day, maryland became one of the three states to pass the same-sex marriage by popular vote. the first weddings take place in january but as chris fisher report, one local company has been planning these kinds of weddings for the last 13 years. >> same-sex weddings may be new to maryland but not catherine. >> the web site is gay weddings.com. we are a comprehensive planning resource for same-sex couples. i am a straight mom, i am proud to say, she founded the company in 1999 and people thought she was c
: senator mark warner thank you for spending time with us. back to you, derek. >> we will note that cbs news has already called a from you races, they giffinin and kentucky to mitt romney and vermont to president obama no. surprises there. they're also giving vermont to the incumbent senate bernie sanders and again, it was expected. we will have more after this. did you know that getting up and getting active for just 60 minutes a day is all it takes to help you get stronger, look better, and feel great? or that fresh fruits and veggies aren't just healthier and crunchier, they can taste better, too? eating better and getting more active is easier than you think. (all) yeah! keep watching for some fun and easy ways to discover the magic of healthy living in your life. america... (all) let's get healthy together! (cheering) ♪ >>> we have been telling you all day about the long lines at some polling sites and get this, we're hearing a polling spot in woodbridge, virginia, the line is so long folks could be waiting three hours just to cast their ballots. that location is potomac middle school
hours for gasoline. we'll have the latest on sandy's aftermath tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> the polls are open in less than 24 hours and hard to believe there are still quite a few undecided voters out there. and didn't take long for andrew to track -- andrea to track them down. >> the undecided voters we met are actively researching the candidates. they just haven't made up their minds yet. >> when is the election? >> what are the names of the two people running? >> late night television has had a field day with undecided voters. >> why are you undecided? what goes on up here? what goes on up here? >> i still can't decide who to go with. i know where i lean but i can't say for certainty that's what i'm going to do come tomorrow. >> on the eve of one of the most happily contested presidential elections in history, we met people like paul. >> more of the that's the person i disagree with the least right now. we'll see what happens tomorrow. >> he's an educated 29-year-old professional. hispanic. christian and now conflicted . >> it was tough. there was a lot of people wh
of the local television breaks today. we can't vouch for what's going to happen during cbs "evening news" from new york but take heart at knowing that at wusa9 the political ads are done. whoo. >> yeah and we actually have -- we have to sit through them. >> yes. >> we are -- just -- >> they're piped in our ears no escaping them. >> oh, yeah we are glad election day is here and glad everyone is doing their civic duty. >> i don't see any -- >> we have them. we just took them off. >> all of us need to you know shout it to the rooftops. >> i think it's -- i think it's a good example to set. and you're welcome i'm setting the good example tonight. >> thank you topper. >> doesn't mess up the suit. nothing does. only 48ed to. that is like december. as opposed to november. the average high is still 62. a live look outside. it is our live michael & son weather camera and we have clouds coming in. down to 4. do you wants are coming up so that's a good sign that it's not going to be as cold tonight. winds out of the northeast now 13 and it will become breezy. so again if you're headed out, to do some las
tuesday. erica ferrari for cbs news for rockaway, new york. >> it's worth reporting, that new york utility says some long island residents won't get power until early next week. >>> new revelations tonight in the sudden resignation of cis director. he stepped down yesterday amid an fbi probe on harassing e- mails. the washington post reports senior law enforcement officials say the investigation was triggered when a woman with whom he was having an affair sent threatening e-mails to another woman close to him. the recipient of those e-mails went to the fbi for protection and help in tracking down the sender of those e-mails. that person turned out to be paula broadwell according to the post. the identity of the woman who received those e-mails was not discharged and her relationship to petraeus is unknown. broadwell is unavailable for comments since his sudden resignation of cia director this week. the former cia director had this reaction. >> i don't think it affects the institution. obviously it will have an emotional affect, but in terms of the agency doing its job, no, not at all. with
few moments, cbs news has projected that president obama would carry the state of ohio and with that, the president has amassed more than the 270 electoral votes necessary to win. repeating now the president has won re-election. this is the presidential race map as it stands right now. 270 electoral votes needed to win. president obama has 274. that is it. it is done. this is the scene in chicago at the president's victory rally. as you can see, quite a large crowd, quite an enthusiastic crowd, having just gotten the news that the president has been elected to another four year term. bob schaffer. >> president obama, despite the state of the economy, has become the first president re- elected since fdr with an unemployment rate this high. >> it's a remarkable victory, and i must say it is a tribute to the strategists on president obama's campaign team. while mitt romney mitt was talking about how he was the expert on the economy, they said every hour we're not talking about the economy and jobs is an hour lost. while they were doing that, the abam ma team was going into the battlegro
are in the process of revoking its license. cbs news, new york. >> and the senate will hold its own hearing on all of this tomorrow. >> house minority leader nancy pelosi says she plans to stay in that role. she will run again for the leadership position. no word yet opposable competition. she noted the diversity of the incoming congress and the caucus will be made up of the majority of woman and minorities. >> anger workers staged a protest over government spending cuts and tax increases. the largest demonstrations took place in spain. made the economic crisis worse. hundreds of flights were canceled and train service was disrupted. other large protests took place in greece, france, belgium, portugal and italy. >>> a top leader has been killed in an airstrike. part of a major offensive launch. the commander of military wing was killed when his car was hit by a missile. that commander was on israel's most wanted list. the israeli military says it ordered the airstrike in response of days of rocket fire into i rayleigh territory. >> bringing back to life after super storm sandy. all but two have re
possible by worldwide pants, inc., and the cbs television network.] >>> new tonight on 9news and washington guardian probe has uncovered $6 billion in what could be tax dollars gone to waste. >> investigative reporter says some of it is already six-feet under, literally. >> reporter: until now, official estimates on waste within the stimulus program had been put on by about $11 million. but that's nothing compared to the questionable spending we'd found. to get it you would have to multiply that number by about 600 times. just to get on the same spread sheet buried in department after department and underground. it's possible that you might find some of the people under these historic headstones, that they got some of the dollars after they were buried. our probe found a report of v.a. checks being paid out using social security numbers of dead americans. the unknown dead monument has a definitive link to the spending too. we are tracking the money sent to maintain this century-old maryland monument and others across the country paid out as a part of the 2009 economic stimulus package. but
invasion but there is an international effort under way to work on a cease fire. >> cbs news, tel avia. >>> tonight the white house continues to say it believes israel has the right to defend itself against attack. president obama is asking a full were of regional leaders to help in the violence there. >>> turning elsewhere a graduate of sherwood high school is dead tonight. 18-year-old elijawan griffin was out with friends. early this morning he and a friend were robbed by a group of young people. the victims pursued the suspect so the woodly park metro station, police say there was a fight in which griffin was stabbed to death. >> originally the victim of a robbery in the area of 18th and columbia road, he and his associates encountered the subject who robbed him at the woodly park metro and an altercation ensued which lead to the stabbing and the assault. >> 17 year old male has been charged with second degree murder while armed, eight others have been charged with aggravated assault. he was a may graduate of sherwood high, a member of the football team. ken molestina reports his fr
fleet was retired. for "cbs this morning," mark strassmann, atlanta. >> cbs news travel editor peter greenberg has been reporting on this story for years. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. >> what do you make of this ruling? >> no dispute of the fact that the con nenlt airlines mechanic dropped that piece of metal and no dispute that the concord hit it. there has always been overwhelming evidence that there were other factors involved. for example, this particular plane was overweight, overloaded. its center of gravity was affected. it was overfueled. there were multiple cases of complete tire disintegrations over the history of the concord that never had been fixed. it was missing a key component part of its landing gear on the nose. they didn't find that until two days after a crash in a hangar. and then there were two other factors, norah. right before this plane pushed back from gate -- already running an hour and a half late. he was informed by the tower that the wind velocity suddenly changed. it was now a tail wind. he ignored it and said he was going to take off
the race is a virtual tie. danielle noddingham, cbs news, the white house. >> today, the new york city mayor in the thick of the storm recovery, endorsed president obama, pointing to the president's leadership on climate change. >>> well, a 4-year-old little girl in colorado, so tired of hearing about this election, that it actually drove her to tears. they were listening on tuesday on their way to the grocery store when the little girl started to tear up. here's what she said when the mom said why are you crying? >> i'm tired. i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying? oh, it will be over soon, okay? the election will be over soon, okay? >> yay. >> heck, i feel like crying too. they said sorry we made you cry about barack obama and mitt romney. the note went on to say that we must confess that the campaign has gone long enough for us too. keep telling ourselves only a few more days. only a few more days. only a few more days. >> let's be real if they are running for president and they had their way, they are probably tired of hearing these ads too. >> yeah
tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> every day, we face challenges. and the purpose of a local news organization is to better equip us to face those challenges, by tracking important news events as they unfold. 9 news, we're everywhere you need us to be. >>> a commuter alert tonight that could make your trip around the beltway a lot smoother. tomorrow, 14 miles of new express lanes open between the dulles toll road and the springfield mixing bowl. there's a toll to ride the lanes unless you have at least three people in the car. you can learn more at wusa9.com. and apparently santa was among the first that checked out the lanes today. he was behind the wheels of a roadster, carrying an ad for a local shopping mall. uh-huh. >>> workers at a capitol plaza wal-mart are threatening to walk off the job. they say that are upset with low pay and low staffing. the wal-mart workers say they are ready to strike starting at 4 p.m. on monday. >>> no revelation in that a twinkie may last forever. but not many people thought the pastries would outlast the company that makes them. >> reporter: jun
of providing the information to the maker of a military video game. according to cbs news one of those punished was involved in last year's raid that killed osama bin laden. >>> new york and new jersey are both rationing gas now. it started today in new york. drivers in new york city and staten island with odd numbered license plates can fill up today. tomorrow the even numbered tags. only 25% of the stations are open after the superstorm in new york. >>> she's treated breast cancer patients for years but then a local oncology nurse became a patient herself. >> and this nationals win more silver slugger awards than any other team. that story at 5:23. ! at 5:15 are you ready for a warmer weekend? hey you're going to get it. howard has details in his seven day forecast. >>> good morning, welcome back the 9news now -- to 9news now, 5:14 on this friday morning. look for mike knocking on your doors, he's going to be with his son. >> he's got the hat. >> scouting boots. last week we dropped off the bags with the little card and put foods in there. if you found one and we're going to pick them up and
on tuesday. cbs news, white house. >> president obama will end his night in chicago. romney will finish in new hampshire where he's got a home. both men will have made more than 100 campaign stops. >> sky 9 was over the site of a deadly accident today. two people were killed in a multi vehicle crash on central avenue near the six flags amusement park. both lanes were closed while the emergency crews pull a person from the wreckage. investigators are still trying to figure out what caused it. >>> metro is apologizing for a mistake over the weekend. the subway system closed at 3:00 a.m. sunday morning but clocks were moved back and stations should have stayed open for another hour. sorry for any inconvenience to late night customers. >> will it be a party or a wave tomorrow night? bruce johnson returns to see who people are picking to win the presidency. >> a relatively quiet election day but that noreaster will develop tomorrow night. what that means for morning commute on wednesday and evening commute on wednesday. >> a body is discovered. police are investigating what they are calling
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'm very humble. i think i can be beat. >> it's play offtime, virginia, maryland, d.c. >> cbs evening news is next. good night, everybody. i'm i'm anita brikman with this health alert and surprising news about organic foods. stanford university found organics are no safer or more nutritious than conventionally grown food. they did find nonorganic fruits and vegetables are 30% more likely to have pesticide residue but not at unsafe levels. >> this health alert is sponsored by cancer treatment centers of america, care that never quits.
a senior advisor tells cbs news they were confident they were going to win. romney was described as stoic when he conceded the race to the president in a phone call. >>> back to the president crying, i got to imagine the stress of that race and going through all of that and then you just are at that moment where you're so thankful for the support and everything. i can imagine it would make you want to cry too. >> i allot of hard work. >> not a job that i would ever want. >> no. >> all right. your job is not too difficult today. you have good news. >> this is an easy one. we have warmer temperature on the way. it is chilly out there this morning. overnight lows back in the 30s. we are in the low 40s here in town. here is your big headline. warmer temperatures on the way. later this afternoon, we'll kick it off with mid-50s and then 60s around here for the weekend. saturday, sunday, monday look great. here are your current temperatures. overnight, lots of clear skies contributing to some very cold temperatures and we've fallen back into the 30s even here in washington. we are 39-degree. tha
defense department sources, cbs news is reporting general john allen may have engaged in inappropriate communications through e-mail with a woman named jill kelley, the florida woman who is said to have received threatening e- mails from paula broadwell. broadwell is the buying a geographer with whom petraeus was having an extramarital affair. broadwell's home was searched overnight. >>> maryland state police have arrested a florida truck driver involved in a deadly crash in frederick county. 34-year-old watson tr pierre is -- watson pierre is charged with two counts of vehicular homicide. it struck a pickup truck on route 75 near new partial. the two men inside -- new market. the two men inside the pickup died at the scene. >>> some parents in the district could be getting some news they might not be so happy about soon. school chancellor henderson is talking about consolidating schools. she may be coming out with a list later today of the underpopulated schools which she could recommend for closure which would save the city some money. >>> it is 5:04. time for the latest your money r
at congressional relations. he never has been. according to mark-- cbs news, the keeper of the flame, he has played golf 104 time, three time its he has played with a member of congress, once with john bairn, es sea not -- >> that's a way of keeping skoferment he's not somebody who schmoozes. he is not somebody who is good that way. but what we judge is not the process. we judge the product. it is a product he comes out with is good, if it is fair and just, and moves the countries economy, and starts declining the deficit then it's good. and the process will have worked. if it isn't, then we can revisit the process and say the process was flawed. >> the process getting there is the hard part. we could all in our heads draw up a deal but he has had people over the last couple of weeks, republicans taking risk. boehner took a risk, tom cole took a risk and he undercut them. he made them look stupid with what he did yesterday. they feel furious, they feel burned so you have to help your people along. you have to make it more possible. and so that's why i think you just got to what he offered was not o
checking back in with you and cbs news is the whole evening continues as we watch this election which could very well go very late. thanks again. >>> if you want to receive instant election results from the important races all evening long delivered to the mobile device. text -- and you can follow us on twitter @wusa9 for the election info you won't get anywhere else. topper shutt? >>> still tracking the nor'easter a little bit different though. we'll have an update. >> i'm scott broom in fairfax county's urban rescue team, coming up the return from hurricane stricken new jersey. >>> despite the tremendous odds against him, voters are going to the polls in the storm devastated areas of new jersey and new york. makeshift polling places are set up in queens. the voting machines powered bayportable generators because one week after hurricane sandy, still no power in that area. >> i wanted to vote. it was too much -- too involved in it not to find out where to vote and get out there. >> it's good to vote because it will make a difference. you know, and the way things are right now, it's good to
know wherthey need to be and a new cbs analysis shows obama at 255 electoral votes solid or leaning towards him. 205 electoral votes followed or leaning towards governor romney. 270 electoral votes wins it. so they are campaigning in the same places. >> there are eight battleground states out there that either of these candidates could win. it will come down to who gets their voters to the polls. all about turnout as this race is in absolute dead heat. >> reporter: neither said much new on friday, reacting to the new unemployment report, up .1% with 171,000 new jobs created in october. >> unemployment is higher than when he took office. >> the company has hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: but sometimes this evening, they sounded alike. >> god bless you, god bless the united states of america. >> god bless you. god bless america! >> god bless america adds to something unexpected like hanging chads. this is over in four days. anita? >> don't jinx us, gary. tuesday's weather could play a role in voter turnout. here is topper with a lo
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